Phnom Penh (FN), Jan. 30 – Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet underscored the Royal Government's careful consideration of breeders and meat prices in the market to address the issue of rising meat prices affecting consumers.

The premier spoke on Tuesday (Jan. 30) at the closing of the annual meeting of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries at the Ministry.

"Concerning the import of frozen meat, some of our farmers previously requested intervention from the Royal Government. The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries chaired a meeting with the private sector to discuss livestock. The Royal Government must ensure that agricultural products are sold at fair prices while preventing excessive inflation," the premier underscored.

On the occasion, Samdech Thipadei added that the Minister of Commerce provides daily reports on food prices. In this context, Samdech Thipadei can regularly monitor and take timely intervention measures.

The Royal Government has temporarily suspended the import of certain offal and frozen meat for six months.